Resolution No. 266

Supervisors WALDRON AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN INTERMUNICIPAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN FULTON COUNTY, CITY OF JOHNSTOWN COMMON COUNCIL AND JOHNSTOWN WATER BOARD FOR PURCHASE OF WATER (SMART WATERS INITIATIVE)

WHEREAS, Resolution 213 of 2013 authorized a contract with Environmental Design Partnership, LLP (EDP) to prepare a model for Fulton County’s “SMART Waters” System; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 163 of 2014 supported the creation of a regional water and wastewater system in Fulton County and authorized the commencement of discussions with the Cities of Gloversville and Johnstown, Villages of Broadalbin, Mayfield and Northville, Town of Northampton, Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Facility, City of Amsterdam, Hudson River-Black River Regulating District and any other appropriate municipalities/organizations; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 48 or 2018 authorized a “SMART Waters” Memorandum of Agreement between the County of Fulton, City of Johnstown Common Council and Johnstown Water Board; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That based upon the recommendation of the Committees on Economic Development and Environment, and Finance, the Chairman of the Board, be and hereby is, authorized the sign an Inter-municipal Agreement with the City of Johnstown Common Council and Johnstown Water Board, as attached hereto and made a part hereof; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Planning Director, City of Johnstown Common Council, Johnstown Water Board, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor FAGAN and adopted by the following vote: TOTAL: Ayes: 19 Nays: 0 Absent: 1 (Supervisor Callery)

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